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Podcast 7.2: Origins part 1 - Ancient Near Eastern Combat Myths

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Podcast 7.2: Origins part 1 - Ancient Near Eastern Combat Myths




Here I go back to the earliest Mesopotamian mythologies (starting about 3000 BCE) about the gods in order to trace a recurring pattern -- labeled the "combat myth" by scholars -- that later came to play a role in Judean (Jewish) apocalypticism. In particular I explore stories about a chaotic god or monster threatening the order of the universe and a young god's success in slaying the monster to restore order.


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